[OpenAFS] Re: - Locked volumes

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Tue, 6 Mar 2012 10:50:19 -0600

On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 12:12:52 +0100
ProbaNet <info@probanet.it> wrote:

> 	We have a locked volume and we are unable to unlock it (it's an
> important one, it stores a big list of dirs / mountpoints for other
> volumes). It has been locked during a release operation which is now
> aborted due to a failure. We tried:
> - vos unlock vol -verbose [CTRL+C after 20+ minutes]
> - vos unlockvldb -verbose [CTRL+C after 20+ minutes]
> Both commands failed (they wait forever with no output). The logs seems
> to be "ok" (no errors in VLLog / VolserLog / etc..). We have the quorum

You get absolutely no output? Not even "Binding to the VLDB server" ?
What happens if you try with -localauth or -noauth ?

What version and platform is this? Can you run 'pstack <vos pid>' when
it's stuck?

Andrew Deason